The area around Glencoe offers a variety of country pursuits such as hunting, fishing, or horse riding.

Hunting and Fishing in the Glencoe area

Glencoe House, built by Lord Strathcona in 1896, works in close partnership with West Highland Hunting to provide inspiring and unique hunting experiences together with outstanding 5-star accommodation in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, an area renowned for the finest hunting.


Using a number of the most spectacular sporting estates, a hunting trip with West Highland Hunting will undoubtedly be one of the most memorable of your life.  As well as deer, West Highland Hunting can organise winged game including grouse, ptarmigan, wildfowl and woodcock and top drawer fishing for salmon, sea and brown trout.The hunting seasons in the West Highlands are as follows:

  • Red Hind season: 21st October to 15th February
  • Sika Hind season: 21st October to 15th February
  • Fallow Doe season: 21st October to 15th February
  • Fallow Buck season: 1st August to 30th April
  • Roe Doe season: 21st October to 31st March
  • Woodcock season: 1st Sep to 31st Jan

Horse riding in the Scottish Highlands

The Achnalarig Riding Stables  offers various rides such as hill riding, forestry rides and trekking in the serene beauty of the Scotish highland area.